- 1At or to a high degree or level: [as submodifier]: a highly dangerous substance highly paid peopleMore example sentences
very, most, really, thoroughly, extremely, exceedingly, particularly, tremendously, hugely, greatly, decidedly, distinctly, exceptionally, immensely, eminently, supremely, inordinately, singularly, extraordinarily, vastly, overly; very much, to a great extent; Scottish unco; French très; Northern English right• informal terrifically, awfully, terribly, devilishly, madly, majorly, seriously, desperately, mega, ultra, oh-so, too-too, stinking, mucho, damn, damned, too … for wordsSouth African • informal lekker
- Even exposure to relatively low levels of this highly poisonous gas can cause brain damage or death.
- On one side the tiles are broken and the steps into the pool are loose and highly dangerous.
- She said she did not blame the driver, but felt the junction was highly dangerous.
- 1.1Favourably: his colleagues think very highly of himMore example sentences
- He is very popular with his colleagues and highly regarded by senior officers.
- It is true he polarises people, but where I am from he is highly regarded by the community.
- He's a screenwriter and apparently is very highly regarded in the industry.